• ABC - et flaggskip 

      Blix, Ellen; Lukasse, Mirjam; Eri, Tine Schauer; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Dalbye, Rebecka; Bernitz, Stine; Vedeler, Carina; Kaasen, Anne (Others, 2019)
      ABC er et flaggskip i norsk fødselsomsorg. OUS burde vært stolt av det i stedet for å fjerne svangerskapsomsorgen fra ABC og derved gjøre tilbudet dårligere.
    • Births in freestanding midwifery-led units in Norway: What women view as important aspects of care 

      Nørstebø, Heidi Strand; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Blix, Ellen; Bakken, Kjersti Sletten; Eri, Tine Schauer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Objective: To describe what women view as important aspects of care when giving birth in freestanding midwifery-led units in Norway. Methods: Data from four open-ended questions in the Babies Born Better survey, Version ...
    • Exploring women’s self-reported health problems in pregnancy in the UK and Norway 

      Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Eri, Tine Schauer; Downe, Soo; Fredriksen, Eva Haukeland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-01-04)
      Women usually conceptualize pregnancy as a normal physiological state. In contrast, formal maternity care provision tends to be focused on pathology and risk. The authors aim to explore the extent to which childbearing ...
    • Giving birth and becoming a parent during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative analysis of 806 women's responses to three open-ended questions in an online survey. 

      Eri, Tine Schauer; Blix, Ellen; Downe, Soo; Vedeler, Carina; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika (Midwifery;Volume 109, June 2022, 103321, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-26)
      Background: When Europe was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, changes were made in maternity care to reduce infections. In Norway, hospital maternity wards, postnatal wards, and neonatal units’ companions and visitors were ...
    • How much synthetic oxytocin is infused during labour? A review and analysis of regimens used in 12 countries 

      Daly, Deirdre; Minnie, Karin; Blignaut, Alwiena; Blix, Ellen; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Dencker, Anna; Beeckmann, Katrien; Gross, Mechthild M.; Pehelke-Milde, Jessica; Grylika-Baeschlin, Susanne; Koenig-Bachmann, Martina; Clausen, Jette Aaroe; Hadjigeorgiou, Eleni; Morano, Sandra; Iannuzzi, Laura; Baranowska, Barbara; Kiersnowska, Iwona; Uvnäs-Moberg, Kerstin (PLoS ONE; 15(7): e0227941, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-28)
      Objective: To compare synthetic oxytocin infusion regimens used during labour, calculate the International Units (IU) escalation rate and total amount of IU infused over eight hours. Design: Observational study. Setting: ...
    • Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma (Review) 

      Aasheim, Vigdis; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Reinar, Liv Merete; Lukasse, Mirjam (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Most vaginal births are associated with trauma to the genital tract. The morbidity associated with perineal trauma can be significant, especially when it comes to third- and fourth-degree tears. Different ...
    • Practice, skills and experience with the Pinard stethoscope for intrapartum Foetal monitoring: Focus group interviews with Norwegian midwives 

      Engelhart, Christina Hernandez; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Pay, Aase Serine Devold; Maude, Robyn; Kaasen, Anne; Blix, Ellen (Midwifery;Volume 108, May 2022, 103288, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-01)
      Objective: In most high-income countries, the cardiotocography and handheld Doppler device have replaced the Pinard stethoscope for intrapartum foetal monitoring. As a result, the skills required to use the Pinard are ...
    • What women emphasise as important aspects of care in childbirth – an online survey 

      Vedeler, Carina; Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Blix, Ellen; Downe, Soo; Eri, Tine Schauer (BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-17)
      Objective: To explore and describe what women who have given birth in Norway emphasise as important aspects of care during childbirth. Design: The study is based on data from the Babies Born Better online survey, version ...